Martyn Newman

Clinical & Corporate Psychologist


Martyn Newman is a clinical and corporate psychologist with an international reputation as an expert in emotional intelligence (EQ) leadership and mindfulness.

Martyn has held senior academic positions at leading universities in Australia and Europe, and has helped thousands of executives improve their leadership effectiveness.

Current Work:

Martyn has worked as an advisor to senior people at many leading companies for over 25 years.

He is the author of the international bestseller, Emotional Capitalists -The Ultimate Guide to Developing Emotional Intelligence for Leaders, The Mindfulness Book – Practical Strategies for Living a More Mindful Life, co-author of the Emotional Capital Report™ – the global benchmark for measuring EQ and leadership performance, and the Emotional Intelligence Sports Inventory – the world’s first psychological inventory to measure how EQ supports elite sports performance. His research in the area of psychometric assessment has been published by the American Psychological Association.

Martyn chaired a symposium at the British Psychological Society’s Centenary Conference on the application of psychological assessment to business practices; was the keynote speaker at the Psychological Society of Ireland’s National Conference, speaking on The Power of Building Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace, and delivered the keynote address on EQ and leadership at the International Conference on Emotional Intelligence in London.

Engaging, inspiring, humorous and passionate, Martyn is known for his capacity to captivate an audience through sharing compelling insights and story-telling. Whether he is delivering a keynote, facilitating an executive team, or coaching an individual, Martyn shares practical strategies that people can deploy to enhance the quality of their lives – both personally and professionally.


Talking Points
Using Emotional Intelligence to build resilient workplaces.
The 10 Key Competencies of the most successful leaders.
How we can build workplaces that support mental health.
5 insights to protect mental health in the current crises.
The 5 keys for boosting mindfulness in the workplace.